Goiter is the abnormal enlargement of thyroid gland. Goiters are usually painless but in some cases cause cough and cause difficulty to swallow or breath. Common cause of goiter worldwide is lack of iodine in diet.
Follow are the symptoms of goiter. A visible swelling at the base of your neck that may be particularly obvious when you shave or put on makeup A tight feeling in your throat Coughing Hoarseness Difficulty swallowing Difficulty breathing.
Treatment and Statistics
Gnathostomiasis is an important food-borne parasitic zoonosis that is endemic mainly in Asian countries where some people prefer to eat raw freshwater fish. In North America, the first recorded case of gnathostomiasis was in Mexico in 1970, and the numbers of gnathostomiasis patients in Mexico seems to be increasing dramatically with time. However, the epidemiology of this disease in Mexico has never been described in detail. Here we review the current status of gnathostomiasis in Mexico.